10th Nov 2022
US’ Ascend Performance Materials has purchased a majority stake in California-based Circular Polymers, a recycler of post-consumer, high-performance polymers including polyamide 6 and 66, polypropylene and polyester (PET). The deal provides Ascend with a consistent supply of high-quality PCR materials for its ReDefyne sustainable polyamides.
5th Nov 2022
US’ Ashland has earned EcoVadis Gold underscoring the company’s commitment to environment, social and governance (ESG) and a conscious-to-cutting-edge approach to innovation. Since its founding in 2007, EcoVadis, one of the world’s leading and trusted providers of business sustainability ratings has ranked over 100,000 companies globally.
25th Oct 2022
Milliken & Company, an expert in polymer additive and colourant technology and PureCycle Technologies, Inc., have announced that they have created the first fully sustainable concentrate for PP on the market. This development advances circularity, since the concentrate based on PureCycle materials will allow for greater use of 100 per cent recycled...
25th Oct 2022
The net sales of Garware Technical Fibres Ltd. (Formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd.), a leading manufacturer of technical textiles for the Indian and global markets, has increased 26.3 per cent to ₹355.9 crore in the second quarter of 2023 as compared to ₹281.8 crore in the second quarter of 2022. Profit before tax increased by 15.5 per cent to ₹61.0...
25th Oct 2022
3M is set to launch 3M Thinsulate Flowable Featherless Insulation. The product from the US-based company is a lightweight, high loft insulation made with 80 per cent recycled content that’s designed to be flowable for easy processing. This product is the addition to the ever-growing line of 3M Thinsulate Insulation products made with sustainable...
13th Oct 2022
Chemical manufacturer Bolger & O’Hearn, Inc Specialty Chemicals (B&O) has announced that it has introduced its new high performance, fluorine-free durable water repellent (DWR), Shell-Tech Free at the IFAI Expo 2022. The event will be held until October 14, 2022, at the Charlotte Convention Center in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, US.
16th Sep 2022
The ministry of textiles, Government of India has cleared 23 strategic research projects in technical textiles worth around ₹60 crore under its flagship programme the ‘National Technical Textiles Mission’. These strategic research projects are in the areas of specialty fibres, sustainable textiles, geotextiles, mobiltech and sports textiles.
14th Sep 2022
Mativ has announced the relocation of its headquarters to a new location in Georgia. Mativ is a manufacturer of critical components and engineered solutions, the result of the successfully completed merger between Neenah and SWM International. The move will enable the company to further enhance its employee experience, innovation and customer support.
9th Sep 2022
Material design firm Techmer PM, LLC has announced that it has received a majority investment from Gryphon Investors, a middle-market private equity firm. Techmer PM's founder John Manuck, the company’s management team, and SK Capital, a private investment firm, will remain investors in the company alongside Gryphon. The terms of the deal were not...